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Brunch at Fabulous Del Monte Lodge/Naval Postgraduate School - MONTEREY - $30
Back by popular demand! RESERVATIONS CLOSE JANUARY 22, because you must be cleared by the US Government in advance. Call Dulcinea NOW for to make your reservations (831.656.7512). SIGN UP DETAILS are below. Thank you. (Photo after 1906 quake!) The Hotel Del Monte at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, was a world-famous luxury hotel from 1880 to 1942. Now the Del Monte Lodge is locally known by several names: Naval Postgraduate School, Hermann Hall, Hotel Del Monte. The hotel was visited by 4 presidents and many worldwide celebrities. This world-famous hotel became a Navy flight training school after the Pearl Harbor attack. This grand structure has been closed to the public since the 911 attack, and only recently opened for month-end Sunday brunches—held the last Sunday of certain months from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. It’s open again for brunch January 28th! Let’s go!!! The BAGH’s first time here was October 29, 2017. The food was delicious. During our walk of the grounds, most of the hotel workers we met had paranormal experiences in the hotel! One maid swung her arm down the hall and said, “The children always run down the hall that way—and will call you by name. They have called mine!” Once you pass the gate, you are allowed to tour the hotel and grounds. On this next excursion, I want to explore the wing we did not see yet, where my friend Nancy and her friend BOTH saw a ghost at the same time after they attended the September public brunch. There are so many sightings here, I would call this a persistently haunted site! ATTN BAGH: It is EXTREMELY RARE to be able to enter this facility AND there are many ghost stories about this fabled facility. Co-organizer Deb will share some tales at 1:00. • Del Monte Lodge historical overview ( min.) • The hauntings-- _________________ The first two structures (both devoured by fire) were Victorian architecture. The current structure is Spanish Revival. This very haunted location is now a US military facility. If you follow all the instructions, you will have a terrifyingly good time! And you’ll get to eat yummy food. You can be seated in the Barbara McNitt Ballroom from 10:00 to 12:30, but if you want to eat as a group, request 11:00. We will then meet at the ballroom entrance at 1:00 for stories and adventures. Prices are $30 for 11 and up, $15 for 5-10 and no charge for 4 and under. Fees are less for Military/DOD civilians & guests. Tip is not included. You pay on arrival. SIGN UP DETAILS IMPORTANT! 1 - Contact Dulcinea Skorpuski at 831.656.7512 to make your reservation. Tell her you are with Deb Wible’s party (or BAGH) so we can be seated together. Ask for the 11:00 time slot. 2 - Text Deb at 408.828.5257 for the Base Access form. 3 - Deb will email you the form. 4 - Complete the form and return it to Dulcinea ( ) by January 22 to get on the gate pass list! A few more details: The Base Access Information form should be filled out for each person in your group who will attend the brunch. Dulci also needs: • First and last name under which you want the reservation • How many in your party are 11 and older? How many are 5-10? How many are under 4? • Your cell phone # The Base Access Form should include the event date (January 28), reservation time, first and last name as they appear on the guests’ ID (no nicknames or abbreviations), date of birth, driver’s license or passport number, and cell phone number. Minors will not need ID, but will need to be included in the gate access list with date of birth. __________________________ For the day of: Driving directions: “Please enter at the gate on the corner of 9th and Sloat in Monterey. As you pull in the gate, let the gate sentry know you are here for the brunch and are on the gate access list. Everyone in the vehicle will need to present their IDs and the gate sentry will match the names on the ID to the names on the list. Follow the map from the gate to the parking area. Enter from the main entrance and walk straight down the hall to the Barbara McNitt Ballroom. We will check you in and we will take payment upfront. It can be cash or credit card. All major credit cards are accepted.”

Naval Postgraduate School

1 University Circle · Monterey, CA


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